José António Teixeira

Full Professor


  • Since  2001: Full Professor, Universidade do Minho
  • 1993 - 2001: Associate Professor, Universidade do Minho


  • 1988: , Universidade do Porto

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Since  2016: Member of the Scientific Steering Committee of the Research Unit, Centre of Biological Engineering
  • Since  2014: Program Director, PhD Program in Food Science and Technology and Nutrition
  • 2012 - 2016: Director of Research Unit, Centre of Biological Engineering
  • 2010 - 2012: Head of Department, Department of Biological Engineering
  • 2010 - 2012: Member of the Scientific Steering Committee of the Research Unit, Centre of Biological Engineering
  • 2010 - 1012: Member of the Scientific Steering Committee of the Research Unit, Centre of Biological Engineering
  • 2010 - 2016: Member of Program Studies Steering Committee, PhD Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • 2011 - 2013: Coordenador do Colégio Regional Norte de Engenharia Quimica e Biológica da OE
  • Since  2009: Presidente da Direcção da Sociedade Portuguesa de Biotecnologia
  • 2008 - 2008: Presidente da AG da SPBT
  • Since  2013: Member of the Editorial Board of "BioMed Research International"
  • Since  2013: Member of the Editorial Board of "The Scientific World Journal"
  • Since  2011: Member of the Editorial Board of "CyTA - Journal of Food"
  • Since  2010: Member of the Editorial Board of "Biotechnology Letters"
  • Since  2009: Editor-in-Chief of "Boletim de Biotecnologia"
  • Since  2009: Associate Editor of "Food and Bioprocess Technology"
  • Since  2008: Member of the Editorial Board of "Brazilian Journal of Microbiology"
  • Since  2008: Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of "Chemical Papers"

Honors and Awards

  • 2012: «Seed of Science» Engenharia e Tecnologias


  • Projet of Biological Engineering ( Integrated Master in Biological Engineering )


Research Students

Recent Publications

Encapsulation of antioxidant phenolic compounds extracted from spent coffee grounds by freeze-drying and spray-drying using different coating materials
  • Food Chemistry, 237, 623-631, 2017
Effect of moderate electric fields in the properties of starch and chitosan films reinforced with microcrystalline cellulose
  • Carbohydrate Polymers, 174, 1181-1191, 2017
Effect of solids on O2 mass transfer in an oscillatory flow reactor provided with smooth periodic constrictions
  • Chemical Engineering Science, 170, 400-409, 2017
β-galactosidase from Aspergillus lacticoffeatus: A promising biocatalyst for the synthesis of novel prebiotics
  • International Journal of Food Microbiology, 257, 67-74, 2017
  • Lima, Meire dos Santos Falcão de; Souza, Karoline Mirella Soares de; Albuquerque, Wendell Wagner Campos; Teixeira, José A.; Cavalcanti, Maria Taciana Holanda; Porto, Ana Lúcia Figueiredo
Saccharomyces cerevisiae from Brazilian kefir-fermented milk: An in vitro evaluation of probiotic properties
  • Microbial Pathogenesis, 110, 670-677, 2017
Development of iron-rich whey protein hydrogels following application of ohmic heating – Effects of moderate electric fields
  • Food Research International, 99(Part 1), 435-443, 2017
  • Albuquerque, Priscilla B.S.; Soares, Paulo A.G.; Aragão-Neto, Adelmo C.; Albuquerque, Giwellington S.; Silva, Luís C.N.; Lima-Ribeiro, Maria H.M.; Neto, Jacinto C. Silva; Coelho, Luana C.B.B.; Correia, Maria T.S.; Teixeira, José A.; Carneiro-da-Cunha, Maria G.
Healing activity evaluation of the galactomannan film obtained from Cassia grandis seeds with immobilized Cratylia mollis seed lectin
  • International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 102, 749-757, 2017
  • Cardoso, Maria de Fátima Senra; Castelletti, Carlos Henrique Madeiros; Lima-Filho, José Luiz de; Martins, Danyelly Bruneska Gondim; Teixeira, José A.
Putative biomarkers for cervical cancer: SNVs, methylation and expression profiles
  • Mutation Research - Reviews in Mutation Research, 773, 161-173, 2017
Trypsin purification using magnetic particles of azocasein-iron composite
  • Food Chemistry, 226, 75-78, 2017
  • Encina-Zelada, Christian; Cadavez, Vasco; Pereda, Jorge; Gómez-Pando, Luz; Salvá-Ruíz, Bettit; José A. Teixeira; Ibañez, Martha; Liland, Kristian H.; Gonzales-Barron, Ursula
Estimation of composition of quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) grains by Near-Infrared Transmission spectroscopy
  • LWT - Food Science and Technology, 79, 126-134, 2017
New glycolipid biosurfactants produced by the yeast strain Wickerhamomyces anomalus CCMA 0358
  • Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 154, 373-382, 2017
Micro- and nano bio-based delivery systems for food applications: In vitro behavior
  • Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, 243, 23-45, 2017
Purification and characterization of a collagenase from Penicillium sp. UCP 1286 by polyethylene glycol-phosphate aqueous two-phase system
  • Protein Expression and Purification, 133, 8-14, 2017
Optimization of autohydrolysis conditions to extract antioxidant phenolic compounds from spent coffee grounds
  • Journal of Food Engineering, 199, 1-8, 2017
Immobilization of bioactive compounds in Cassia grandis galactomannan-based films: influence on physicochemical properties
  • International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 96, 727-735, 2017
  • Campos, Débora A.; Valetti, Nadia Woitovich; Oliveira, Ana; Pastrana-Castro, Lorenzo M.; Teixeira, José A.; Pintado, Maria Manuela; Guillermo Picó
Platform design for extraction and isolation of Bromelain: Complex formation and precipitation with carrageenan
  • Process Biochemistry, 54, 156-161, 2017
Extraction of polysaccharides by autohydrolysis of spent coffee grounds and evaluation of their antioxidant activity
  • Carbohydrate Polymers, 157, 258-266, 2017
Physiological protection of probiotic microcapsules by coatings
  • Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, (In Press), 2017
Production and physicochemical properties of carboxymethyl cellulose films enriched with spent coffee grounds polysaccharides
  • International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, (In Press), 2017
Integral valorization of vine pruning residue by sequential autohydrolysis stages
  • Journal of Cleaner Production, (In Press), 2017
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